Independence Day 2020: Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar Extend Wishes On 74th Independence Day
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Independence Day 2020: Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar Extend Wishes On 74th Independence Day

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“At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom,” were the words which will reverberate in every Indians mind for years to come as the first Prime Minister of the independent India Jawaharlal Nehu with his ‘Tryst with Destiny’ speech declared the country to free from English rule towards midnight on August 14, 1947.

Years from then, India today, celebrates its 74th Independence Day and no matter what the situation in the country, heart still fills out with pride and joy. Cricket fraternity, who have represented the nation on international stage and made the country proud, led by Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli, took to their various social media accounts to extend wishes on the Independence Day.

Independence Day: Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar extend wishes

India captain Virat Kohli, took to twitter, and wrote “Wishing everyone a Happy Independence Day! God bless our great nation and its countrymen especially the ones who are away from their families, fighting on the front lines to keep us safe. Jai Hind”.

While cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar said, “This 15th August is different. Today is our time to stand up as a collective and be united as one and fight this war against COVID together. There is no power that can defeat 1.3 billion Indians”.